How to get from St Albans to Luton

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Travel Information to Luton from St Albans

distanceDistance9 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£5 - £7
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £5 • 36 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £7 • 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesThameslink or Thameslink

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 9 miles between St Albans and Luton. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £5. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Thameslink or Thameslink among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from St Albans to Luton.

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There are 4 ways that you can travel between St Albans and Luton. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from St Albans to Luton is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £5 compared to other travel options to Luton:

A coach is £2 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from St Albans to Luton costing on average £7.

The fastest way from St Albans to Luton is by train with an average journey time of 15 min.

Other travel options to Luton from St Albans can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 36 min   on average.

You should expect to travel around 9 miles from St Albans to Luton.

The average frequency per day from St Albans to Luton is:

  • Around 39 coaches per day.
  • 110 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Luton from St Albans as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from St Albans to Luton:

  • Coaches mostly depart from St. Albans, St Peter's Street (Stop 5) and arrive in Luton, Station Interchange.
  • Trains most often depart from St Albans at St Albans and arrive in Luton at Luton.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from St Albans to Luton, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Thameslink to go to Luton by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Thameslink St Albans to Luton tickets on Omio for £5.
  • Thameslink can take you to Luton by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Thameslink from St Albans to Luton for £7.

Yes, there are direct routes from St Albans to Luton with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 110 direct trains per day to Luton with Thameslink.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Luton tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this journey.

Your journey from St Albans to Luton doesn't have to end in Luton. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Birmingham or Manchester. If you’d like to add London, Birmingham or Manchester to your St Albans to Luton trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Luton today!

Before travelling from St Albans to Luton, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £5 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £7 one way.

But we recommend booking St Albans to Luton tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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